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Note to Steinn Óldr 2II

[1, 2] allnær Úsu ‘very close to the River Ouse’: Arn Hardr 7/3 also mentions the proximity to the River Ouse (vel nær Úsu ‘hard by the Ouse’). This river flows around 400 metres away from the battlefield (see Jones 2007, 178).


  1. Bibliography
  2. Jones, Charles. 2007. The Forgotten Battle of 1066: Fulford. 2nd edn. Stroud: Tempus.
  3. Internal references
  4. Diana Whaley (ed.) 2009, ‘Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, Haraldsdrápa 7’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 268.


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